A musician had taken to heart the old saying, “Music hath charms to soothe the savagebeast,” and traveled to the darkest corner of Africa in an effort to prove it.
No sooner had he begun to play his violin in a jungle clearing than it was full of savage beasts,swaying in rhythm and tapping their paws to the delightful sounds.
Suddenly, however, a huge lion emerged from the jungle,pounced on the violinist and made ahearty meal of him.
The other animals cried out in dismay, ‘Hey! We were enjoying that. ”
“Eh?” said the lion, cupping its hand to its ear.
On a rainy, miserable day, the funeral procession was climbing the steep hill to the cemetery,when suddenly the rear doors of the hearse broke open and the coffin slid out.
To the horror of the mourners, the casket hurtled down the hill, scattering motorists andpedestrians. At tremendous speed it leaped onto the sidewalk and barreled into a drugstore. Itcrashed into the counter and the lid flew open.令哀悼者大感驚恐的是，棺材滑下山坡，沖散了汽車和行人，接著它以高速沖上人行道并滾進一家藥房，最后棺材撞到了柜臺里面，蓋子則崩開了。”For Heaven’ssake,” said the corpse to the astonished pharmacist, “give me something to stop this coffin. ““看在老天的份上，”棺木中的尸體向驚魂未定的藥劑師說道:“給我一點東西把棺材停止下來?！?br /> 有關英文小笑話帶翻譯篇三
Quasimodo had just died, so the rector was looking for a new hunchback to ring the great bellof Notre Dame cathedral.But the first man who applied for the job was not only a hunchback,but armless as well.
“Of course, I’d like to give you the job,” said the priest,”but how will you manage it?” “Neverfear,” replied the dauntless paraplegic. “Just watch;! ”
The two men went up to the bell tower and there the applicant took a run at the great bell,striking it with his face.The effect was magnificent, and the hunchback repeated hisperformance several times. However, he soon became dizzy and at the next run, missed thebell completely and went hurtling out of the bell tower to crash to his death in the courtyardbelow.
The priest rushed down to the crumpled body, over which a policeman was already standing. “Do you know this fellow’s name?” asked the cop. “No, but his face certainly rings a bell!”